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who has been described as a gun enthusiast. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross has the latest. >> police say they already found important clues in the lanza's four-bedroom, $600,000 home where the killer's mother , 52-year-old nancy lanza, was the first victim. >> and hopefully painting the complete picture of how and more importantly why this occurred. >> authorities say nancy lanza owned the same stale guns her son used to kill her and the 26 victims at the elementary school. most were killed with multiple shots from the high powered semiautomatic weapon. >> this is probably the worst i have seen. >> the connection between adam lanza and the sandy hook elementary school was when he went to school there and his mother was a teacher's aid. according to his mother's sister. >> she had problems with school and she ended up home schooling him. she battled with the school district. in what capacity i am not certain if it was behavior or learning disabilities. >> as a fuller picture began to emerge, including his membership in the high school tech club, former classmates
who seemed to be unraveling. here's abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> reporter: increasingly, adam was so troubled he would not leave the house, and his mother, nancy, in the last few months, told friends she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was just getting a little harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular that newtown bar and restaurant, where the owners say she told them about her struggling with adam's emotional and behavioral problems for years. >> she home schooled him and everything. so, you know, i knew he was on medication, but that's all i know. >> reporter: since elementary school at sandy hook, through high school, adam was known by classmates as strange, severely shy. >> he hated looking into your eyes for more than a couple seconds. he'd always look down at his paper, whatever he was doing. >> reporter: a former baby-sitter says he was told by the mother to never leave adam alone. >> never even go to the bathroom or turn your back on him at any time. >> reporter: the former school security director who
correspondent, brian ross. >> reporter: the connection between adam lanza and sandy hook elementary school, goes back to when he was a student. his mother, nancy, worked as a teacher's aide there. according to adam's aunt. >> i know that she had issues with school. she eventually wound up home schooling him. she battled with the school district, in what capacity, i'm not certain. if it was behavior or learning disabilities. >> reporter: among those killed on friday, the school psychologist, mary sherlach, who worked with troubled students at sandy hook since 1994, which would include the time that adam was a student there. >> as far anything really wrong with him, nobody ever said anything. >> reporter: as a fuller picture of adam lanza began to emerge, including his membership in the high school tech club, former classmates told abc news that he was a smart but socially awkward student. >> he always carried a briefcase. >> reporter: another former classmate told david muir that adam was a loner. >> almost very timid. very nervous. if someone talked to him he would be very surprised. >> reporter
's chief investigative reporter brian ross tracking reports as they come in. he has the latest. >> reporter: tonight police identified the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza in a picture here taken 7 years ago and provided to abc news by a family friend. a relative told abc news that dam was obviously not well. something we also heard from family friends in newtown who described the young man as troubled, described his mother nancy as very rigid. this all took place in this tiny connecticut town, a shooting spree that ended at the elementary school but first began at the lanza family home, which was nearby. police late today said his mother's body was found in the family home. state and federal authorities believe his mother may have once worked at the elementary school where adam went on his deadly rampage, although he was not a teacher, perhaps a volunteer. authorities also searched the new jersey apartment of adam's older brother ryan in hoboken. police initially identified ryan as the killer unless nl she sent out tweets saying it wasn't me, i was at work all day. police are questioning
. brian ross has >> all took place in small town of newtown, connecticut. place where everything is nearby. spree ended at the elementary school that began at the lanza family home. authorities identified the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza seen here in a picture taken seven years ago and provided to abc news by a family friend who told us adam was obviously not well something we also heard from a newtown real estate agent barbara fray a family friend. >> he was not connected with the other kids. my son played with him when they were young and in her home i know she was very particular. i just think she maybe had too high a standard or something. or focused only too much. >> brian ross reporting. mean while adam lanza hold older brother ryan is cooperate with police. he was initially named as suspect in the shooting. officers are telling report earth's that ryan is being questioned but is not in custody. ryan is said to have told officers he has not been in touch with his brother in recent years. adam lanza father also talking about police and the fbi. he's vice presid
correspondent brian ross is back with what he knows at this hour. >> reporter: as you and dan reported, this all took place in the small town of newtown, connecticut, a place where everything is nearby. the spree ended at the elementary school, but began at the lanza family home. authorities identified the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza, seen here in a picture taken seven years ago and provided to abc news by a family friend who told us adam was obviously not well. something we also heard from a newtown real estate agent, barbara frey, a family friend. >> he was not connected with the other kids. my son played with him when they were young. and in her home, i know she was very particular. i just think she maybe had too high a standard or something, or focused too much, for whatever reason. >> so was there conflict or tension between the two of them? >> the parent and child? >> yes. >> not that i know of, but the fact that the parents were divorced must have contributed. >> the mother was the first to die according to police. adam's father and brother are being questioned by authorities in new
on the investigation, brian ross our chief investigative correspondent and, brian, investigators are beginning to piece together what happened in that terrifying ten minutes in the school. >> that's right, george, they say they are making good progress in knowing much of the how, although less of the why of the stunning crime. in particular, they are focusing on the weapons used, there were three weapons recovered, two handguns and a semiautomatic assault-style rifle that authorities believe was owned actually by adam lanza's mother, nancy. her friends say she was a gun enthusiast who bought the weapons for self-defense when she was divorced and lived in a large home by herself and often took her sons, her friends say, to a nearby firing range for target practice. >> so they confirm that the weapons belonged to her, but there had also been some reports, at least one in the "l.a. times" that the shooter may have tried to buy a weapon recently. >> our reporting doesn't confirm that, and the fact is in connecticut, there is a waiting period to buy any weapon. you need a permit to buy a handgun, not a long
ross. >> reporter: increasingly, adam was so troubled he would not leave the house. and his mother, nancy, the last few months, told friends she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was just getting a little harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular here at this newtown bar and restaurant where the owners say she told them about her struggles with adam's behavioral problems for years. >> she home schooled him and everything. i knew he was on medication, but that's all i know. >> reporter: since elementary school at sandy hook through high school, adam was known by classmates as change, severely shy. >> he hated looking at your eyes for more than a couple seconds. he would always look down at his paper or whatever he was doing. >> reporter: a former babysitter says he was told by the mother to never leave adam alone. >> never go to the bathroom or turn your back on him at any time. >> reporter: the former school security director, who became close to adam when he was in the high school tech club, said adam had several disorders, including the
is a freeze at warning. of ross advisory's that a fact and what this means is we would be very cold. you want to cover our bring in your sensitive plants otherwise they will be done. wednesday night you can see we have snow in oregon and seattle. we will see cool air makes and with the moisture subfreezing snows toward ukiah as well as wednesday night in the bay area along the coast. you'll see some rain are arriving in the yellow indicating more heavy rain. susan four is expected in the north bay from tuesday to friday. 52 in downtown san francisco 55 in oakland lower 50s for napa of redwood city 53 pleasanton is topping out at around 53 degrees. 7 day around the bay partly cloudy generally for today. some are all you want the heavy- duty winter coat. it will be a very cold morning tomorrow. lots of sunshine for wednesday and then thursday at thursday and friday come the clowns. also breezy conditions so make sure you have your decorations secured. the time is 652 and here is george with your traffic. >> we're seeing slower traffic as we start to move closer to 7:00. no major incidents have
's a live look at a homn sloat boulevard.. this is r ross the street from >>> welcome back. it's 4:55. we're following a developing story in san francisco. you are taking a live look at a home on sloat boulevard. this is right across the street from the lakeshore plaza shopping center. police say there was a possible home invasion robbery around 3:00 this morning we're hearing. the crime tape went up at the home as they arrived. investigators are tight-lipped but cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is on the scene right now gathering interviews and more details. >>> and we are seeing some showers around the bay area. if you are heading out the door this morning, things getting wet in spots. hi-def doppler picking up on that rainfall continuing into the south bay as we speak. more on the way, we'll have that coming up. >> and our bay area bridges not showing any delays just yet. but again, the slick surfaces could cause problems this morning on the roadways. we'll have details in just a few minutes. >>> mr. bilbo, where are you off to? >> i'm going on an adventure. >> an adventure checking millio
a moderate creek to avoid a sobriety test and ross on christmas eve. video shows authorities during their search for the man on thursday. another attempt at a search has yet to be scheduled. the family members are putting up a reward to encourage help from anyone with a boat that could be used in the search. police in richmond say the murder rate in 2012 is the lowest the city has seen in more than a decade. police say they have been 18 murders this year. that is down from 24 last year and 45 and 47 in 2009 and 2007. there's also been a drop in other by the crime such as assault and attempted murder. the drop in violence is largely due to richmond's increase police force. and reds recent years the department has increased from just 40 officers to 190. san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a motor they say robbed a woman and killed her dog. police said the woman pulled their car over friday on the street in the tenderloin district of making up there and demanded money. after giving the man her money police say the moderate grab a woman's dog and a probe int
target such small children? abc's chief investigative reporter brian ross has been tracking that part of the story since the beginning. what have you learned? >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. authorities say they expect more progress today as they figure out the how and the why of what happened. but even veteran detectives and agents are having a hard time at the scene. he had a huge quantity of bullets left for his high-powered weapons. >> all weapons have multiple magazines and additional ammunition. >> reporter: as to his motive, officials tell abc news that computers removed from the home over the weekend provide important clues to his twisted thinking. it was here he killed his first victim, his mother, 52-year-old nancy lanza, who friends said had become more and more concerned about adam's issues over the last few months. >> it was harder for her as time went on, as he was getting through school. >> reporter: adam's parents were divorced three years ago. his mother was left to deal with him alone, according to her friends. >> she took care of him the best she could. >> rep
jackpots. >> he has produced everybody from willie nelson, diana ross, more, coming up. >> there is something going on here, even as obama released his a birth certificate, even after that 50 percent of republicans still were not quite sure that he was american. and they say that he feels foreign. that is the phrase that they used. and to me, john boehner, he feels female. [laughter] >> jan: that is bill maherthat was a clip from bill maher's internet standup special called "crazy,rick, you are the producer of those trips that are going to honolulu on new year's eve and maui a new year's day. >> oakland has a direct flight. >> that is terrific. >> he has a ton of fans. come on over it is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime. >> he is great in person and many people watched him on television he is really excellent. >> he is sharp and the result much great stuff out there right now. >> great material. >> you have produced a lot of people? >> diana ross, one year ago. and a show with a levy 0 newton-john. and kevin james, willie nelson, crosby stills and nash and olivia newton
sentence instead of life in prison. prosecutors say burres killed his exgirlfriend toll taker debra ross and transit driver because he was jealous about their relationship. also today a hearing is scheduled for the san rafael man accused of shooting at a couple in mill valley and stealing a luxury car belonging to food network jeff guy. lawyer for max wade will argue there is no connection between the two alleged crimes they should not be included in the same complaint. prosecutors say he -- and fired shots at a truck he was riding in when he rejected him. >>> it's almost like an early holiday gift. bay area gas prices continue to drop. east bay averages a penny more and in san francisco the average is $3.63. usually california gas prices are 40-50 cents higher than the national average but right now we're only 25 cents higher. >>> be careful driving wherever you are. it's wet. and sal, you're talking about crashes already. >> we have crashes in the south bay and a bunch of minor ones here and there along the roads. first of all let's take a look at northbound 101 at matilda avenue. stil
the fight to free the marine. but perhaps the most vocal of all of them was congresswoman ill anna ross layton who joins us now from miami with the inside story of how this all went down. congresswoman roth layton, it's so good to see you. >> thank you, laura. >> laura: beaten up in congress. approval rating is down. but now we see congress actually gets rules with the help of the factor of course and all of fox news. go ahead. tell us what happened. how did this all go down? >> well, absolutely fox news and o'reilly factor you guys saved his layoff. i mean literally, remember that as you said in the top of the program the parents tried to do it it the old fashioned way. john has been rotting in that jail since august. the parents did the right thick. they wanted to go through different channels. they hired lawyer after lawyer after lawyer. they had prayer services going here in our community. and they didn't contact us until just a few weeks ago. as soon as they contacted us. boy constituent service is what i live for. we pounced on this story and thanks to you guys at fox, you were ab
rampage. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross is here with the latest. brian, you're happening the weapons he used were likely licensed to his mother who is described as a gun enthusiast. >> correct according to people on the scene. authorities are moving with more developments likely to come today in their efforts to determine the how and the why of this stunning crime. police say they have already found important clues in their home where the killer's mother, 52-year-old nancy lanza was the first victim. >> hopefully painting the complete picture as to how and more importantly why this occurred. >> reporter: authorities now say nancy lanza owned the same style of guns that her son used to kill her and the 26 victims at the elementary school. the medical examiner said most were killed with multiple shots from the high-pourered semiautomatic rifle. >> this is probably the worst i have seen. >> the connection between adam lanza and the sandy hook elementary school goes back to the time he went to school there and his mother worked as a teacher's aide. according to a
's brian ross joins me in the studio with the latest on that part of the story. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. he was armed to the teeth with high-powered weapons, that authorities say were legally obtained by someone in his family. and in an hour, adam lanza went from obscurity to infamy. authorities overnight were questioning family members of the 20-year-old killer. a man believed to be adam's older brother, ryan, left a new jersey police station, as authorities sought to figure out what turned the youngest member of the lanza family into a madman. >> we'll go backwards as far as we have to go in this investigation. and hopefully we'll stumble on answers. >> reporter: federal agents say they recovered two high-powered pistols from the scene, and a semiautomatic rifle, called a bush master, similar to this one. both adams mother and father were licensed to own such weapons, according to federal agents. >> these crimes involve planning and thoughtfulness and strategizing, in order to put the plan together. so, what may appear to be snap behavior, is not
, principal harpist of the atlanta symphony orchestra, and ross amond lewis, a long time public school music teacher. describe for the average student, what kinds kids are these? >> we have low income, we do have students are not, not all of them, we do have some home schooled students in our program and many of our students are from single parent homes or grand parent homes. >> reporter: the harps are donated and lessons are free to any interested student. donovan howard has been playing the harp for three years and says the ensemble is shaking up the perception of the typical harpist. what's the reaction when you walk in for an audition? >> a lot of people aren't expecting, first of all a male, and then when they see an african-american male, sometimes they are a little bit hesitant, but i think that we're breaking barriers. >> reporter: for some, the harp has changed lives this pro found ways. meet desmond johnson, who she calls one of her miracle children. >> i met desmond here at this school, and he will walk by the harp room and couldn't walk out without coming in to sit down and play
supervisor john avalos and city sheriff ross mirkarimi were among those showing support. >> hopefully they can feel the energy that we have brought here because even on a rainy day we are here as a community to say we support the community over there. >> the group also discussed gun control. calling for much stricter laws on a national level. in a few minutes we will go live to san francisco st. mary's cathedral with a service beginning on there this morning. stay with ktvu for continuing coverage we'll bring you the latest details as they emerge in connecticut on air and online and on our mobile apps. >>> south bay authorities have arrested a teenager in connection to a bomb threat that shut down two students if classes at month vista high and lincoln elementary were canceled on thursday. sheriff deputies and bomb tracking dogs searched school grounds but didn't find anything. just a day of that -- police arrested 42-year-old marco at fashion island mall yesterday. that all happened around 4:30 in the afternoon after suspect allegedly shot about 50 shots in the parking lot. police ar
on tonight. with ross advisory that goes into effect as well as a freeze warning overnight into tomorrow. what that means is that it will be very cold. temperatures right now are called is in the north bay. at 30 and santa rosa 35 vallejo. oakland is 33 degrees, mid-40s for downtown san francisco through san mateo. temperatures are continuing to drop until the sun rise. satellite and radar shows dry skies overnight and today we will overall state dry again. there's a chance for a stray showers in the north. there are showers in the riga area. there's a potential for showers late tomorrow night for the north bay and the cows. widespread rain for thursday friday and into the weekend and a bigger system comes through. 5:00 wednesday night and the north bay along the coast we may see some rain moving into the area. also the snow will be following vas well. rain moves and from the north and to the west and then it will rise by early thursday morning and become more widespread. it will be quite breezy so it will be a yucky, yucky day. 52 degrees in downtown san francisco a little below the ave
pictures of cars that were completely frozen over with ross on when she windshield and frost all over the ground. all of this cold weather caught people by surprise. >> it is pretty cold, a lot of frost in the morning. compared to the week before or so. >> have a thick jacket, clubs. >> grab a the jacket and glov this woman and just stay in the car. >> we have new video this morning of a possible tornado from mobile alabama. heavy winds not down trees and power lines cutting power to at least 7400 homes and businesses. winds took off the roof of a business, appeal a layer of bread off the side of the building to. police say they rescued a resident trapped in her house by collapsed tree. at least two people that we know of were hurt in the storms. >> we are taking a live look at conditions out in san jose. mainly sunny skies but we have big changes to talk about. right now it is cold and some spots are hovering below freezing. 30's out the door and concord 40 in san jose. temperatures are slowly starting to climb. we will see an increase in cloud cover as we head to the afternoon. sate
's brian ross has been following the story from the very start. and he joins with us the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. police say they will go back to the day that adam lanza was born in their efforts to figure out the twisted motive behind this rampage. and why a young man so troubled would be given access to such powerful weapons by his mother. even taken to target practice by her. every gun shop and range within 15 miles of the crime scene is being canvassed by police and federal agents. >> they want to look at the last couple months to see what was going on. >> reporter: authorities want to know why nancy lanza bought the bushmaster rifle that her son would use to kill her and other victims. >> that weapon, from the day it was built, to the day it was here, we'll look at it from stem to stern, who has had it. all of the clips, ammunitions. >> reporter: demonstrated here on the company youtube channel, the bushmaster rifle can fire 45 rounds in a minute, slightly modified so it is legal for sale, despite a connecticut ban on assault-style
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notice because of storm damage. the highway between fort ross road and myers grade was closed december 5th because of a earth slide under the roadway. it's to let crews have time to maintain -- do some maintenance and long term repairs. traffic is being rerouted. >> the nhl lock out is going to the court. the league announced its filed a class action lawsuit to confirm its lock out is legal. it filed an unfair labor practice charge against the player's union. the nhl said the union barginned in bad faith . the lock out is in its 91st day and no new negotiations are scheduled. >> tomorrow's game fort raiders will be on television. they were able to sell enough tickets and avoid their second local tv blackout. after tomorrow's game the last two games of the season are on the road at the panthers and the chargers. >> coming up at nine the coverage of the tragedy in connecticut continues. we are going to have a live report from the town as we learn more about the events of yesterday morning. . >> it's so unreal. felt so unreal. and to think that those poor children could never see somethi
group of 69 lawmakers, this group is led by florida republican congresswoman iliana ross leyton who they say has been the most helpful. they are urging the obama administration to exhaust all diplomatic options to try to get this young man, 27-years-old, john hammer back home in time for christmas. his parents were here live on "america's newsroom" yesterday. >> he didn't cross the border. he went to the border and filed paperwork on the u.s. side, and then they told him to proceed and he went to the mexican check-point and asked them what he needed to do. here is my paperwork. so for asking what you need to do, he's in prison. and we need our state department to be as aggressive as theirs has been for his safety, as theirs thr-s been defending nare judicial system, which has just been a sham at this point. martha: seems like a pretty reasonable request, right? the question is why aren't they getting anywhere with all of this. fox news' bill o'reilly has been following this story from the very beginning. he is the host of the o'reilly factor and the author of the book "killing kenne
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